Wk2 D2 Political Economy

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Wk2 D2 Political Economy Readings Read the following chapters in Exploring Social Change : a. Chapter 4: American Social Trends b. Chapter 5: Change in the Settings of Everyday Life: Populations, Families, and Work c. Chapter 6: Economics, Politics, and the American Prospect If you could choose between what we called the Anglo-American political economy and the continental European model of political economy, which would you prefer? Why? Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings and really engage your classmates in conversation. If you do this seriously, you are in for an exciting conversation and one probably full of ideological quicksand. My post: I feel that both political economies serve their purpose. I would choose the Anglo-American economy over the
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Unformatted text preview: European model of political economy. As much as it might be nice to have a state economy that takes care of the individuals who are not in the work force. I would prefer to be able to have the chance to move up into better positions and better opportunities for my family. The Anglo-American model would allow that to happen faster than the European model because of the availability of jobs. As employment opportunities occur then would result in not requiring services from the government. I do not think I would enjoy the government control over my status whether it is in jobs or services received. References Harper, C.L. & Leicht, K.L. (2011). Exploring social change: America and the world (5 th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall....
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